Electing a School Dugmah

By: Mrs. Abbye Cornfield, Mrs. Mindy Civan
from Perelman Jewish Day School

Category:
Interdisciplinary Integration

Subject(s) of entry:
Computer Science, History, Literature/ English, Math, Civics

Pedagogy:
PBL - project based learning, 21st Century Skills

Grade(s) to which this was taught:
5

Grade(s) for which this will be useful:
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

During the 2016 election season, every member of the student body was involved in a mock election. The election was completely student-run and developmentally appropriate for elementary school students. The fifth grade students took the reins on the campaign for a school dugmah(leader/example).